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Ancient Philosophers

Aristotle (384-322 BCE)

Lucid introduction to the life & thought of ancient Macedonia's most systematic thinker (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Aristotle

Christopher Shields' detailed survey of the key concepts of Aristotle's far-reaching investigations.  For advanced students (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Atlantis: Timaeus & Critias

Bradley Keyes posts Jowett's translations of the two Platonic dialogues that mention the legendary lost civilization.

Boethius

Brief biography & classic English translations of the 5th c. Roman scholar/statesman's Consolation of Philosophy & Theological Tractates (Christian Classics Ethereal Library).

Dialogues of Plato

Jowett's 1871 English translations of the Platonic corpus (Internet Sacred Text Archive).

Epicurus & Epicurean Philosophy

Vincent Cook posts Diogenes Laertius' biography of Epicurus, his works (including Principal Doctrines) & a history of the Epicurean school.

The Internet Classics Archive

Daniel C. Stevenson's on-line library of 400+ classic texts includes the works of Aristotle, Marcus Aurelius, Plato, & Plotinus.

Plato

Garth Kemerling's Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names introduces life & works of the founder of Athens first Academy.

Pre-Socratic Fragments & Testimonials

James Fieser's samplings of early Greek wisdom include observations & speculation by Anaximander, Anaximenes, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, Zeno, & Melissos (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

The Stoic Place

Jan Garrett's introduction of Stoicism (ancient & modern) with links to cyber-editions of major Stoic authors (Cicero, Seneca, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius).

 

Medieval Systems

Anselm of Canterbury

Gateway to the great 11th c. Benedictine's life & works from Garth Kemerling's Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names.

Anselm on God's Existence

David Burr's translation of the Proslogion: Anselm's classic formulation of the ontological argument for the existence of God, from Paul Halsall's Internet Medieval Sourcebook (Fordham U).

Bonaventure: The Mind's Road to God

George Boas introduces & posts his translation of the 13th c. Franciscan's prescription for theological discovery (Crossroads Initiative).

Cassiodorus

Illustrated cover page for electronic edition of J. J. O'Donnell's 1979 book on the 6th c. Roman statesman who developed the standards for monastic learning; with a Latin text of Cassiodorus' De Anima.

Meister Eckhart's Sermons

Claude Field's English translation of the mystical preaching of the 14th c. German Dominican (Christian Classics Ethereal Library).

Meister Johann Eckhart

Catholic encyclopedia article on the Dominican scholastic whose popular sermons sparked a revival in Germanic spirituality, posted by New Advent.

Netserf: Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

Beau Harbin's searchable catalog has links to over 2000 websites related to medieval studies with sections devoted to literature (listing works by both author & title), philosophy & religion.

Patrologia Latina

Searchable database with full e-text of the 221 volume first edition of  J. P. Migne's 19th c. collection of the works of Latin Christian authors of the patristic & medieval periods. Subscription required after free trial.

Peter Abelard

Peter King reviews the life & works of the brilliant 12th c. French logician whose Sic et Non introduced scholastic dialectical method & philosophical nominalism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Peter Abelard: Historia Calamitatum

Selections from Abelard's autobiographical account of his misfortunes from his student days to his condemnation for heresy at the Council of Soissons (1122) [Internet Medieval Sourcebook].

Saint Bonaventure

Tim reviews the life & thought of the 13th c. Franciscan neo-Platonist (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy).

Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas

On-line translation of the 13th c. Dominican master's massive compendium of theological questions. Primary source of later RC Thomistic theology (posted by New Advent).

Thomas Aquinas

Gateway to the life & works of the 13th c. Dominican from Garth Kemerling's Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names.

Thomas Aquinas: Summa Contra Gentiles

E-text of 1955 English translation of the Dominican master's shorter systematic theology (posted by the Priory of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC).

 


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